Member Biography


Ingrid E. Schneider

Ingrid E. Schneider, PhD, is a Professor in the Department Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota. Schneider teaches and does research in the human dimensions of natural resources with a focus on outdoor recreation and nature-based consumer perceptions of stress-coping, constraints and diversity and how they impact the experiences.  She served as editor of the Journal of Leisure Research, associate editor of several other journals, and was nominated as a Fellow to the Academy of Leisure Sciences in 2012.
She co-edits ‘Diversity & the Recreation Profession: Organizational Perspectives’ in its 4th edition. She served as Director of the University of Minnesota’s Tourism Center for more than a decade, an Associate Professor at Arizona State University, and Research Manager for Sonifi (previously Lodgenet). Schneider has applied experiences as an outdoor recreation planner at state and federal levels, as well as in commercial recreation. Schneider has a B.S and M.S. from the University of Minnesota and PhD from Clemson University.